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The outgoing Speaker of the House of Commons has called the prorogation a “constitutional outrage” and vowed to allow for “procedural creativity” to prevent the prime minister defying a new law designed to block a no-deal Brexit. Mr Bercow, who has repeatedly been accused of siding with Remain-backing MPs, told a gathering at the University of Zurich on Thursday that a second EU referendum “could happen”.

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On Thursday the Supreme Court heard a submission from the former Tory prime minister Sir John Major in the case brought against the government by anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller.

The court has been asked to determine whether the prime minister’s prorogation - which runs until October 14 - was unlawful.

The three-day hearing concluded yesterday and a decision is expected next week.

Eleven justices head appeals arising out of separate legal challenges in England and Scotland, in which leading judges reached different conclusions.

bercow-boris-johnson-brexitIf Boris Johnson loses the Supereme Court case Mr Bercow may be given powers to recall Parliament (Image: GETTY)

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